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Baby Pregnancy

How to Prepare for Labor: Round 2

I’m getting asked a lot how I’m feeling about labor this second time around. My first birth with Carter wasn’t great and so naturally a lot of friends are interested in my mentality going into…

Baby Pregnancy

Hospital Bag Essentials

Hi Mama! Are you wondering what you need for the hospital once it’s baby go time? Here is my essentials list!  You can adjust quantities depending how long you are staying. If you are having…

Baby Pregnancy

How to Prepare Your Body to Get Pregnant

I’m really excited to share this blog post because I believe this information is powerful and can make a difference in your pregnancy journey. That being said,  this isn’t a guaranteed recipe to get pregnant. There…

Baby Motherhood Pregnancy

Top Pregnancy Books

With endless pregnancy books to choose from it can be hard to know where to start and what is actually worth your time. I’ve read a number of books and I’ve complied a short list (because we…

Pregnancy

My Favorite Prenatal Supplements

We all know that prenatal vitamins are important to take during pregnancy. What you might not know is that there are other key supplements to take when trying to conceive(TTC) and during pregnancy. In fact,…

Pregnancy

Folic Acid vs. Folate

We are told that it’s important to get enough folic acid during pregnancy as it prevents birth defects. There is an important difference between folate and folic acid and what you really want is folate.…

Pregnancy

Choline: A Vital Pregnancy Nutrient

Have you heard of choline? No? That’s ok. It’s not very well known, but it should be because its a little nutrient badass! Choline is a crucial nutrient aiding in many critical body functions and…

Motherhood Pregnancy

Lessons Learned From Labor

When I was pregnant I was looking forward to experiencing labor for the first time. I knew it would be difficult, but I also knew it would go beautifully. Being the Type A personality that…